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Indian Mountaineering Foundation

6, Benito Juarez Marg, South Campus, South Moti Bagh , New Delhi - 110021
District: Delhi (Delhi)
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Established      :    1961
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Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) is the apex national body for mountaineering and allied sports. What was initially formed as the 'Sponsoring Committee of the Cho Oyu Expedition', transformed into the IMF on 5th January, 1961, as we know it today. IMF supports, promotes and regulates national and international climbing and mountaineering in India and is affiliated to the UIAA (International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation). IMF is also the regulatory body for the competitive Olympic sport of Sport Climbing and is affiliated to the IFSC (International Federation of Sport Climbing). IMF is also engaged in mountain protection work, knowledge building and creating awareness of the Indian Himalaya.

 Course(s) Offered by Indian Mountaineering Foundation  
Advance Mountaineering Course (AMC) | Basic Mountaineering Course | Search and Rescue Course
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The age limit is 18-40 years.
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Advanced Mountaineering Course offers more practical oriented and imparts advanced techniques of climbing with greater emphasis on expedition planning and execution, emergencies, peak climbing, team building, leadership qualities to help students acquire the skills and confidence to organize and undertake challenging expeditions

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Basic Mountaineering Course, offers basic orientation and skills in rock craft, ice craft, rope work, mountaineering awareness, expedition planning, outdoor survival, camp craft, wilderness navigation, exposure to glaciers and high Himalayan Ranges and a real climb to a high point or a peak. Emergency procedures are an essential part of BMC. The first few days are spent in theoretical classes after which the trainees are taken to a glacier for the rest of the course. The course is physically and mentally challenging and requires a basic level of fitness. The age limit is from 18-35 though age relaxation may be given for special cases.

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For those of you who are more serious about mountaineering and hope to lead major expeditions. SAR is invaluable as it teaches you all the emergencies and rescue procedures, evacuation systems, saving lives in extreme situations. SAR is mostly about being self-reliant and developing your confidence to undertake rescue operations.